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Family and friends of Luis Plaza gathered outside the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services office in south Oklahoma City in late October. (Photo Laura Eastes)

Deported and detained — a Norman family’s encounter with immigration officials results in his removal to Mexico.

Deported and detained — a Norman family’s encounter with immigration officials results in his removal to Mexico.

Deported and detained — a Norman family’s encounter with immigration officials results in his removal to Mexico.

(Chris Street / Oklahoma Gazette)

Cover Story: Local impact! How federal decisions affect local lives and communities

“They are trying to create and turn citizens against the environment and environmentalism, which troubles me more than anything,” Bridgwater said.

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OKG Q&A: Comedian Eddie Izzard talks global politics, standing up to LGBT harassment ahead of Dec. 29 show

Comedy is like a cousin of journalism. Journalists point out intellectual truths and psychological truths about things that are going on in the world. Comics, we can point out things that make people laugh by pointing out the fallibility, the strangeness and the twisted nature of things.

Carlos Rubio, born in Mexico and raised in Tulsa, began his studies at the University of Oklahoma last month. | Photo Laura Eastes

High-achieving undocumented immigrant students work hard with hopes of future citizenship

“I knew I could attend a university and be successful,” Rubio said. “The possibility is out there.”

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